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Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is on 21 May. Its purpose is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and people with different disabilities. 

Support for disabled and dyslexic students studying from home

Find out how the Library can support and help you study from home.

Dyslexia awareness week

Dyslexia Awareness Week 2018

Dyslexia Awareness Week takes place from Monday 1 October to Sunday 7 October 2018, and this year’s theme is #21stCenturyDyslexia. The Library has a wide range of support available for students with dyslexia.

Dyslexia awareness week

Positive about Dyslexia

This week is Dyslexia Awareness Week 2017, and this year’s theme is ‘Positive about Dyslexia’. The Library has a wide range of support available for students with dyslexia to help you succeed at University.

NAGE book award

Making eBooks more accessible - latest news

We told you in a previous post about a project to audit and improve the accessibility of eBooks, which has now been completed. Sue Smith and Vicky Dobson from Library Disability Support worked on the eBook Accessibility Audit project as part of a team from across the UK. This also included Jamie Phillips from Leeds Beckett University, and colleagues from the University of Kent, the University of Liverpool, Manchester Metropolitan University and York St John University.

Improve your study skills - free software workshops in the Library

We have lots of software on the PCs and laptops in the Library to support your studies.

Promoting diversity by making eBooks more accessible

Earlier this month Sue Smith and Vicky Dobson, who work in the Library Disability Support Team, traveled to London to attend the presentation of the 2016 CILIP CDEG Diversity Award.

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